Joe Root hits unbeaten ton as England thrash Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

After losing the toss and being asked to bat first on a gorgeous morning at The Oval in London, Bangladesh went about producing a fantastic batting performance, with their experienced heads leading the way.

Check the England and Bangladesh Live Streaming and TV information for the Champions Trophy opening match. This was Bangladesh's highest total ever against England and no side has ever successfully chased down 300+ total for victory in England.

Congratulations to @root66 on his 10th ODI century! Bangladesh were lucky but they also played with a cool head at the start which was very important from their point of view, after their dismal surrender to India in their last game. Root is the quickest, in terms of innings (84), and youngest among the three to the mark.

Root also suffered an injury scare when he damaged his calf early in his innings but he made light of the problem to post his highest one-day worldwide score. Opener Alex Hales was out for 95. Both Root and Morgan (75* off 61 balls) went on to ease their side to victory with an unbeaten stand of 143.

Bangladesh wasn't giving England many opportunities inside the opening 10 overs as they reached 0/36. England have won five of those six matches.

Liam Plunkett, whose haul of four wickets for 59 runs included the dismissals of in-form Bangladesh batsmen Tamim Iqbal (128) and Mushfiqur Rahim (79) with successive deliveries, helped England compensate for the loss of fellow paceman Woakes during the match.

Bangladesh threatened the same punishment in their first one-day worldwide on English soil in seven years by producing their highest score against England, and the eighth-best total in trophy history, 40 runs more than their previous best. Ranked fifth, England was competing with the 6th ranked Bangladesh team whose ranking is above West Indies, Pakistan & Sri Lanka. Their previous highest was 288, in Dhaka in October 2016.

It was Tamim's first century in an ICC tournament, but the second for Bangladesh in Champions Trophy after Shariar Nafees' 123 against Zimbabwe in the 2006 edition.

1975 The last time a non-English pair had a bigger stand at The Oval than the 166 between Tamim and Mushfiqur. But they proved they have both the necessary firepower and knowhow as they exacted a measure of revenge for the defeat against these same opponents in Adelaide which ended their hopes at the 2015 World Cup.

Tamim started on a cautious note getting his first boundary off 21st ball that he faced. Joe is the glue in our side, he's scored a lot of runs, he's not slow, it's at pace and today he was outstanding. In all, he faced 142 deliveries - equalling his longest ODI innings. They never allowed the England bowlers to settle, and realising that the pacers were largely bowling back of a length, they adjusted accordingly.

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